Looksha Elite™ Composite

An outstanding sea touring, expedition kayak with excellent tracking, performance, glide and overall handling characteristics. The Looksha Elite is the kayak to get you there. This kayak has bow and stern hatches with bulkheads for a combined storage capacity of more than 200 Liters (can hold up to thirteen 15-liter dry bags!), yet its responsiveness is unparalleled. In addition to a rudder for better control, the SmartTrack™ foot pedals with toe control allow for more efficiency during your stroke.
Readers Choice Award LgLooksha Elite named ‘Best New Sea Kayak'. Read More


  • Necky Touring Seat with backband

    Necky Touring Seat

    Made of durable molded foam, this seat is designed specifically to reduce pressure on your sciatic nerve. By actually improving flow around the gluteus maximus, it helps prevent your feet and legs from falling asleep when you're paddling longer distances. For added comfort, the seat does not retain water. It also features an integral tether that attaches to the seat of the boat, keeping it in place when car-topping. The supportive back band provides ample lumbar support, movement and comfort for most body types. Many of our touring kayaks feature this seat. 

    Necky Touring Seat

  • Composite thigh braces

    Composite Thigh Braces

    Our composite thigh brace system combines support with a moderately aggressive fit and comfort. The composite lay up allows us to achieve the best bracing system without adding a lot of weight. 

    Composite Thigh Brace 225 px wide

  • Bow and stern hatches with the Cross Lock™ buckle system and bulkheads

    Cross Lock™ Buckle System

    The Cross Lock buckle system is a unique strapping and hatch system. The "X" pattern is achieved with four straps and one quick release buckle. The low anchor points of the straps allow for excellent pressure that is evenly distributed around the hatch cover. Simple, secure and easy to use.

    Cross Lock Buckle System

  • Deck bungee
  • Reflective safety perimeter line
  • Rudder System with adjustable SmartTrack™ toe control

    Rudder System with
    SmartTrack™ Toe Control

    Fixed foot pegs with rudder control. With SmartTrack toe control, instead of sliding your feet forward and back as with standard pedals, your feet stay braced at all times. Upper pedals do the steering so your stability and balance are never compromised.

    The aluminum alloy used in our standard rudder can take lots of abuse, bending, and rebending before it breaks. With some care this aluminum rudder should last a lifetime. When deployed you use the foot pedals to guide the kayak to the right or the left. A rudder is used for keeping your boat on track, especially when the weather conditions change. It can help make your journey safer and more enjoyable. 

    Rudder on Cloud Boat


  • MATERIAL: Fiberglass or Carbon
  • LENGTH: 17' / 5.2 m
  • WIDTH: 22" / 55.9 cm
  • FIBERGLASS WEIGHT: 52 lbs / 23.6 kg
  • CARBON WEIGHT: 47 lbs / 21.3 kg
  • COCKPIT: 32" x 16" / 81.3 x 40.6 cm
  • BOW HATCH: 16.5" x 10" / 41.9 x 25.4 cm
  • STERN HATCH: 16.5" x 10" / 41.9 x 25.4 cm
  • STORAGE CAPACITY: 201 L / 12266 cu in
  • MAX CAPACITY: 300-350 lbs / 136.1-158.8 kg
  • SUGGESTED RETAIL: Fiberglass $3,399.99 USD Carbon $4,599.99 USD

Click magazines to download files.

  Adventure Kayak Spring 2010  
Sea Kayaker Looksha Elite Review
Adventure Kayak
Spring 2010 Issue
PDF 1.9 MB
Sea Kayaker
June 2010 Issue
PDF 712 KB
Men's Journal
August 2010 Issue

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